Amputee Earns Commission Through Army ROTC
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Dr. Richard Ingram pins the gold bars of a second lieutenant on his son, 2nd Lt. Richard Ingram, during a ceremony at North Georgia College State University, Dec. 13. In June 2005, Ingram, then a cavalry scout, suffered injuries in Iraq that resulted in the amputation of a portion of his left arm. He is the first individual with such severe combat injuries received during the Global War on Terrorism to earn a commission through the Army ROTC program.
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